Alain B. Labrique, PhD MHS,MS

Position(s)

Dept of International Health / Dept of Epidemiology (jt)

School(s)

International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Personal Website

SciVal Website Link
Current Courses Link

Center for Human Nutrition,Center for Global Health,International Injury Research Unit,Community Trials,Neonatal and Maternal Mortality,Mortality in Women of Reproductive Age (Violence),Field research methods,Integrated Health Systems Technologies,Health seeking behavior,Hepatitis E (HEV),Maternal Morbidity,Pregnancy and Infection,Evil Spirits and Infectious Diseases,Public Health Technology,Appropriate Technology,Assessment and Diagnostics,New Media and Public Health,mHealth and Mobile P...,

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  •  AB Labrique, MH Kuniholm, KE Nelson. The global impact of Hepatitis E – new horizons for an emerging virus. In: Scheld WM, Murray BE, Hughes JM, editors. Emerging Infections. 9th Edition. Virginia: ASM Press; 2010. Patents 2.      AB Labrique, KP West, Jr. A. Sommer. A Portable Field Dark Adaptometer. July 30, 2010. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Provisional Patent Number 61/369,283. 3.      AB Labrique. Automatic, Digital MUAC (Mid-Upper Arm Circumference) Measurement. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Provisional Patent Number  61/424,369 . 4.      AB Labrique, S Shaikh, KP West, Jr. Portable Acrylic Infant Length Board. February, 2011. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Provisional Patent Number 61/450,949. Peer Reviewed Journal Articles*[1] 1.      AB Labrique, MW Merritt, LA Bartlett., Cultural and contextual challenges to validating consent to research. 2011. (JAMA, In Press).   2.      AB Labrique, K Zaman, M Yunus, Z Hossain, A Hossain, T Azim, J Ticehurst, KE Nelson. Epidemiology of acute hepatitis E illness in a rural population – a case control study. 2011. (PLOS One, In Press).   3.      AB Labrique, BL Kmush, KE Nelson. The emerging threat of Hepatitis E virus infections in developed countries and among immunocompromised populations. (Expert Reviews of Anti-infective Therapy, 2011, in Press)   4.      RD Merrill, AA Shamim, H Ali, N Jahan, AB Labrique, K Schulze, P Christian, KP West, Jr., Iron Status of Women Is Associated with the Iron Concentration of Potable Groundwater in Rural Bangladesh. Journal of Nutrition, 2011. jn.111.138628   5.      AB Labrique, RW Klemm, M Rashid, AA Shamim, A Massie, J Katz, P Christian, KP West Jr. A Cluster-Randomized Maternal Vitamin A or Beta-Carotene Supplementation Trial in Bangladesh: Design and Methods. Trials, 2011. 12:102 (21 April 2011)   6.      KP West, Jr., P Christian, AB Labrique, M Rashid, AA Shamim, RDW Klemm, A Massie, S Mehra, K Schulze, H Ali, B Ullah, L Wu, J Katz, H Banu, A Sommer. Vitamin A or beta-carotene supplementation and mortality related to pregnancy: A cluster-randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled trial in Bangladesh.  2010. (JAMA, In Press).   7.      KP West Jr., P Christian, J Katz, AB Labrique, R Klemm, A Sommer. Effect of vitamin A supplementation on maternal survival. The Lancet. 2010; 376(9744); 873-874.   8.      *J Sugimoto, AB Labrique, S Ahmad, M Rashid, AA Shamim, B Ullah, RDW Klemm, P Christian, KP West, Jr. Epidemiology of a tornado in rural northern Bangladesh: Risk factors for death and injury. Disasters 2011; 35(2); 329-345.   9.      AB Labrique, KE Nelson. Hepatitis E Virus Infections Among U.S. Military Personnel Deployed to Afghanistan. JID. 2010; 202(9); 1297-9.   10.  RD Merrill, AA Shamim, H Ali, N Jahan, AB Labrique, P Christian, KP West, Jr. Groundwater iron assessment and consumption by women in rural northwestern Bangladesh. IJVNR. 2010. Accepted.   11.  S Shaikh, KJ Schulze, H Ali, AB Labrique, AA Shamim, M Rashid, S Mehra, P Christian, KP West, Jr.. Bioelectrical impedance among Rural Bangladeshi Women during Pregnancy and in the Postpartum Period. EJCN. 2010. Accepted.   12.  AA Shamim, P Christian, KJ Schulze, H Ali, A Kabir, M Rashid, AB Labrique, Q Salamatullah, KP West Jr. Iodine status in pregnancy and household salt iodine content in rural Bangladesh. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 2010. In Press. 13.  AB Labrique, K Zaman, Z Hossain, P Saha, M Yunus, A Hossain, J Ticehurst, KE Nelson. Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Incident Hepatitis E Virus Infections in Rural Bangladesh. AJE. 2010 Aug; 172(8): 952-961.   14.  * S Gunnsteinsson, AB Labrique, KP West Jr., P Christian, S Mehra, AA Shamim, M Rashid, J Katz, RDW Klemm. Constructing indices of rural living standards in Northwestern Bangladesh. JHPN. 2010 Oct; 28(5):509-519.   15.  MW Merritt, AB Labrique, J Katz, KP West, Jr., J Pettit. A Field Training Guide for Human Subjects Research Ethics. PLoS Med. 2010; 7 (10). e1000349.   16.  AB Labrique, WK Pan. Diagnostic Tests: Understanding results, assessing utility and predicting performance (Editorial).. Am J Opthalmol. 2010 Jun; 149(6):878-881.e2.   17.  * RD Merrill, AB Labrique, AA Shamim, K Schulze, P Christian, RK Merrill, KP West, Jr. Elevated and variable groundwater iron in rural northwest Bangladesh. Journal of Water and Health. 8: 818-825. 2010. 18.  * MH Kuniholm, AB Labrique, KE Nelson. Should HIV-Infected Patients with Unexplained Chronic Liver Enzyme Elevations Be Tested For Hepatitis E Virus ? Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2010 Jun 1; 50(11): 1545-6.   19.  JH Rah, AA Shamim, UT Arju, AB Labrique, RDW Klemm, M Rashid, P Christian. Difference in ponderal growth and body composition among pregnant versus never-pregnant adolescents varies by birth outcomes. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 6(1). 27-37(11). January 2010.   20.  AB Labrique, K Zaman, M Yunus, Z Hossain, A Hossain, T Azim, J Ticehurst, KE Nelson. Seroprevalence of HEV antibodies in rural Bangladesh. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 81(5). p875-881. 2009.   21.  JH Rah, AA Shamim, UT Arju, AB Labrique, M Rashid, P Christian. Age of Onset and Nutritional and Seasonal Variations in Menarche in Rural Bangladesh. JHPN 2009 Dec; 27(6). 802-807.   22.  JH Rah, AA Shamim, UT Arju, AB Labrique, RDW Klemm, M Rashid, P Christian. Predictors of stunting and thinness in post-menarcheal adolescent girls in rural Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition. 12(12), 2400-2409. 2009.   23.  RD Merrill, AA Shamim, AB Labrique, H Ali, K Schulze, M Rashid, P Christian, K.P. West, Jr. Validation of Two Portable Instruments to Measure Iron Concentration in Groundwater in Rural Bangladesh. JPHN 2009; 27(3):414-8. 24.  JH Rah, P Christian, AA Shamim, UT Arju, AB Labrique, M Rashid. Pregnancy and Lactation Hinder Growth and Nutritional Status of Adolescent Girls in Rural Bangladesh. J Nutr. 2008; 138: 1505-1511.  25.  RW Klemm, AB Labrique, P Christian, M Rashid, AA Shamim, J Katz, A Sommer, KP West Jr. Newborn Vitamin A Supplementation Reduced Infant Mortality in Rural Bangladesh, Pediatrics 2008; 122; e242-e250. 26.  * JD Sugimoto, AB Labrique, S Ahmad, M Rashid, RW Klemm, P Christian, KP West Jr. Development and Management of a Geographic Information System for Health Research in a Developing-country Setting: A Case Study from Bangladesh. JHPN 2007: 25(4):436-447. 27.  * JD Sugimoto, S Ahmad, M Rashid, AA Shamim, AB Labrique. A Low-cost Method to Identify Tubewells for Longitudinal Research on Arsenic in Groundwater. JHPN 2007: 25(3):377-381. 28.  KP West Jr, P Christian, R Klemm, AB Labrique, M Rashid, AA Shamim, J Katz, A Sommer. The JiVitA Bangladesh Project: Research to improve nutrition and health among mothers and infants in rural South Asia. Sight and Life, Newsletter 1/2006. PO box 2116, 4002 Basel, Switzerland. http://sightandlife.org  29.  C Beyrer, MH Razak, AB Labrique, R Brookmeyer.  Assessing the magnitude of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Burma.  J AIDS  2003;32:311-317. 30.  AB Labrique, DL Thomas, SK Stoszek, KE Nelson. Hepatitis E: An Emerging Infectious Disease. Epidemiologic Reviews. Vol.21(2): 162-179. 1999. 31.  AB Labrique, HE Elnaggar. The Grameen Experience, 1992. Grameen Bank: Dhaka, Bangladesh.  

    1.  AB Labrique, MH Kuniholm, KE Nelson. The global impact of Hepatitis E – new horizons for an emerging virus. In: Scheld WM, Murray BE, Hughes JM, editors. Emerging Infections. 9th Edition. Virginia: ASM Press; 2010.

  • Patents1.      AB Labrique, KP West, Jr. A. Sommer. A Portable Field Dark Adaptometer. July 30, 2010. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Provisional Patent Number 61/369,283.2.      AB Labrique. Automatic, Digital MUAC (Mid-Upper Arm Circumference) Measurement. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Provisional Patent Number  61/424,369.

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